In Wake of Deadly Capitol Riot, Iowa’s Congressional Republicans Stay True to Trumpism

In the time since Wednesday's deadly assault on the United States Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters clinging to the delusion that the...

On Election Fraud Lies, the Iowa GOP Is All Aboard the Trump Train

It's been clear for days now that Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the November 3 presidential election, but you'd never know it from...

Iowa’s Grand Old Paranoia

Among Joni Ernst's missteps in her campaign for re-election to a second term in the US Senate, one of the most glaring happened during...

Sexual Harassment, Booze, and Barbecue: Inside Bruce Gerleman’s Restaurant Empire

In early June, shortly after restaurant dining returned to Des Moines from the COVID-19 shutdown, Kelly Anderson Vizcarra took her two sons, ages seven...

Barbara Fisher, Ames Resident Featured in Tiger King, Reacts to Doc Antle’s Felony Indictment

On Friday, South Carolina Attorney General Mark Herring announced that Bhagavan "Doc" Antle, a central figure in the Netflix documentary series Tiger King, had...

Des Moines Police Spox Paul Parizek Violated Open Records Law, Judge Rules

Des Moines police spokesperson Paul Parizek violated Iowa's open records law by illegally withholding body camera footage relating to the violent arrest in October...

How We Are Iowa’s Much-Anticipated Report on BLM Protester Viet Tran Fell Flat

On Monday evening, after a highlight clips show of The Bachelor wound down on ABC, the channel threw it over to local Des Moines...

How Des Moines Media Has Failed the Challenge of Covering Black Lives Matter Protests

On Monday, June 1, standing upon the steps before Iowa’s gilded Capitol building, a crowd of peaceful protesters, mostly made up of young adults...

Talk Show Host Steve Deace Is Iowa’s Loudest Coronavirus Contrarian

The decision by Governor Kim Reynolds to begin lifting coronavirus pandemic-related business restrictions on May 1 for 77 of Iowa’s 99 counties, which she...

The Iowa Connection to the Viral Story of the Man Who Died from Chloroquine...

In late March, after President Trump began touting the anti-malarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as potential “miracle" cures for the coronavirus against the advice...